Winstrol is an anabolic steroid having the compound Stanozolol. It is probably one of well-known steroid in the world for shaming Ben Johnson in 1988 Summer Olympics. It destroyed his career. It is used for performance enhancement by athletes and bodybuilders and for weight loss. The usage of Winstrol for weight loss and muscle building and its alternatives is being reviewed here in this article.
Though Winstrol is widely known by the athlete world for the innumerable scandals it caused, it is considered fairly a mild anabolic steroid. It is more anabolic and less androgenic. Anabolic implies muscle building and androgenic implies male sex characteristics. Hence it is considered safe for usage by women. It is found successful in preserving bone mass in osteoporosis. Physical appearance and body strength with Winstrol are very effective. One of the side effects it can cause is to increase bad cholesterol and decrease good cholesterol. It is more hepatotoxic (causing liver damage). It can also cause acne, headaches, hair loss. Winstrol is classified a schedule III controlled substance and hence illegal.
Some legal alternatives that mimic the effect of Winstrol using herbal ingredients are reviewed here.
- Winsol, a very popular and safe legal alternative to Winstrol that is vouched by bodybuilders. It is used in the cutting cycles. Crazy bulk is the manufacturer of these pills. Customers’ reviews of this product are very good. It can be used both by men and women. The features of Winsol are
- Removes excess water weight
- Burns fat
- Increases muscle size
- Preserves lean muscle
- Not harmful to liver and kidneys
It is formulated using natural ingredients like wild yam root to preserve muscle, Choline Bitartrate to burn fat, Acetyl L Carnitine which is an amino acid to promote faster fat loss.
Side effects – Muscle cramps, stomach ache, headache
- Winnidrol –
Crazy Mass is the manufacturer of these pills. It is used in cutting cycles. The product reviews are very good. The ingredients are wild yam root, Choline Bitartrate, Acetyl L Carnitine, Safflower powder. The features of Winnidrol are
- Increases muscle mass
- Eliminates water retention
- Improves strength
- Helps in ripped and shredded muscles
- Burns fat
Side effects – insomnia, stomach ache, body rash, nausea
It is sold by HGH.com. Customers’ reviews of this product are not very good as some consider it a prosteroid. It is used in cutting cycle. It is considered very potent and so has many side effects.
The ingredients are Saw Palmetto to relieve inflammation; D-Aspartic acid is an amino acid, Oat straw extract which is used as an energy booster. The features of Winadrol are
- Increases muscle without weight gain
- No water retention
- Burns fat and retains lean muscle
- Helps in flat abs
- To follow the instructions stated on the product label
- Take them only under the guidance of a doctor
- Long-term usage of these products can be harmful. It can cause damage to liver, virilization in women, disturbed menstrual cycle, and chronic joint pains.
- To stick to the duration it has to be taken and never have they unprescribed.
A successful weight loss programme depends primarily on the diet, followed by exercise routine and then the usage of these pills.